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King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — King Sejong Institute, the state-run Korean culture and language education center, will introduce and support the operation of a preliminary Korean language program in foreign countries where there is demand for Korean language education but supply is limited. The King Sejong Institute Foundation (KSIF) announced on Tuesday that the [...]

S. Korea’s First Profit-sharing Agreement Signed with Cambodia

S. Korea’s First Profit-sharing Agreement Signed with Cambodia

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) signed a profit-sharing agreement today with Hansolbio Co. and the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries at the InterContinental Seoul COEX. The agreement will serve as a first case of profit sharing, where companies, using foreign biological resources they have [...]

Everest, WAH Foundation and the Cambodian Health Ministry Improve Healthcare for Mothers in Cambodia via Blockchain Technology

Everest, WAH Foundation and the Cambodian Health Ministry Improve Healthcare for Mothers in Cambodia via Blockchain Technology

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Everest, a biometry based, value transfer company, announced today a strategic partnership with the Cambodian Health Ministry of Kampong Chhnang Province and local implementer WAH Foundation to improve healthcare services in Kampong Chhnang Province. The project enhances a multitude of health services using blockchain technology, focusing first on [...]

North Korean Restaurants in Cambodia Bounce Back Due to Chinese Customers

North Korean Restaurants in Cambodia Bounce Back Due to Chinese Customers

HANOI, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite pressure from the international community, North Korean restaurants in Cambodia are reportedly thriving, thanks to Chinese customers. Unlike China and other Southeast Asian countries where a growing number of North Korean restaurants are being closed, for those in Cambodia it’s business as usual. According to the Phnom Penh [...]

Cambodia Sets Quota on Korean-Speaking Tour Guides, Local Korean Community Cries Foul

Cambodia Sets Quota on Korean-Speaking Tour Guides, Local Korean Community Cries Foul

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – The decision of Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism to limit the number of Korean-speaking tour guides working in the resort town of Siam Reap, home to the famous tourist attraction Angkor Wat, has stirred up the local Korean community. Initially, the Ministry of Tourism would confer Korean tour guide licenses [...]

South Korea and 5 ASEAN Nations Talk Diplomacy and Economic Cooperation in Busan

South Korea and 5 ASEAN Nations Talk Diplomacy and Economic Cooperation in Busan

BUSAN, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and five Southeast Asian countries surrounding the Mekong River agreed on Friday to strengthen diplomatic and economic cooperation during an annual high-level meeting in the southern port city of Busan. The 7th Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers’ Meeting adopted a new action plan outlining the long-term vision [...]